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SFI’s updated Open Access Policy – The Why and How

Published on February 03, 2021 This blog post was orginally posted on the HardiBlog by NUI Galway Library on 3 February 2021. In December 2020, the Science Foundation Ireland updated its Open Access Policy. In this blog post we are looking at why this happened and what it means for current and future grant holders.  …

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Open Scholarship Café: Creating Value with Open Source Blockchain Business Models

Open Scholarship Café: Creating Value with Open Source Blockchain Business Models Back after a summer break our virtual Open Scholarship Café returned on 25th September with a talk about “Creating Value with Open Source Blockchain Business Models“. Our speaker was Dr Trevor Clohessy from GMIT. Trevor was introduced by Dr. Eoin Cullina of the Whitaker Institute …

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Publishing NUI Galway Open Educational Resources (OERs) for Effective Learning

NUI Galway is to provide Ireland’s first OER service and publishing platform for students and staff. The OER platform will create and promote open, free, and reusable OER learning materials. Led by the Library, with the Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (CELT) and the Students’ Union (SU).
This project directly addresses one of the flagship goals of NUI Galway’s strategy of Open NUI

Open Scholarship Café: Open Finances

Open Scholarship Café: Open Fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrencies – The future of Open Finance Following our recent Open Scholarship Café on Open Innovation, on 2nd July 2020 OSCG members and guests met to hear about “Open Fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrencies – The future of Open Finance“. Our speakers were Dr. Eoin Cullina of the Whitaker …

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OS Café: Open Innovation

Open Scholarship Café: Open Innovation What is Open Innovation? For many the concept of Open Innovation might not be familiar yet. In this Open Scholarship Cafe Dr Lorraine Morgan gave us an introduction to Open Innovation and related concepts. Openness (e.g. Open Innovation, Open Education, Open Strategy) is an important and powerful concept, especially in …

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